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'Terrible taboo': Incest family member claims alibi for sex charges

'Terrible taboo': Incest family member claims alibi for sex charges

Frank Colt, accused of sexually assaulting young relatives, says he was in Western Australia at the time.

  • by Georgina Mitchell

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Rhonda Baker asked colleague to help conceal injuries before death, court told
Courts

Rhonda Baker asked colleague to help conceal injuries before death, court told

A colleague of a woman allegedly bashed to death by her boyfriend tried to help her cover up sick days and bruises with the excuse that she was in a car accident, a NSW jury has heard.

Irish woman who fatally stabbed fiance 'loved him dearly'
Crime

Irish woman who fatally stabbed fiance 'loved him dearly'

Cathrina Cahill told a judge that her fiance was a "controlling and fairly unpleasant man" but

Hours before murder arrest, Roger Rogerson was still plotting extortion attempt
Investigation
Investigation

Hours before murder arrest, Roger Rogerson was still plotting extortion attempt

In an intercepted call, Rogerson referred to a manhunt that was under way for him, and that his mate Glen McNamara had been arrested.

  • by Kate McClymont
Man accused of killing girlfriend 'karate kicked ex-partner': court
Crime

Man accused of killing girlfriend 'karate kicked ex-partner': court

A man accused of bashing his girlfriend to death in Sydney had a history of assaulting another partner and was seen karate-kicking her in the head, jury hears.

  • by Sarah McPhee
Search for man after woman attacked and sexually assaulted at Sydney park
Police

Search for man after woman attacked and sexually assaulted at Sydney park

Witnesses chased the attacker but lost sight of him as he fled, police say.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
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Office manager pleads guilty to stealing money from asbestos charity
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Office manager pleads guilty to stealing money from asbestos charity

Catherine Koster worked as an office manager for the charity when she took a $49,500 cheque and filled it out with her own details.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Gai Vieira remains in coma 10 weeks after crash involving police car
Crime

Gai Vieira remains in coma 10 weeks after crash involving police car

The police officer who was behind the wheel of the car that hit Gai Vieira's vehicle was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

Man to face court after 'driving at police officer' in North Sydney
Courts

Man to face court after 'driving at police officer' in North Sydney

A car allegedly swerved towards the officer near a Remembrance Day ceremony at St Leonards Park.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Cocaine bust in Sydney's eastern suburbs sees $40,000 worth of cocaine confiscated, six charged
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Cocaine bust in Sydney's eastern suburbs sees $40,000 worth of cocaine confiscated, six charged

Police seized 130 grams of cocaine as well as $10,000 cash.

  • by Patrick Begley & AAP
Mystery surrounds theft of Sydney teen's big Christmas bear
Christmas

Mystery surrounds theft of Sydney teen's big Christmas bear

Donald Reddy was leaving his family house for work at about 5am when he noticed the bear was gone.

  • by Patrick Begley